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Northeastern Illinois’ Center for College Access – Building Resumes and Supports for Underserved Students

Aaron Cortes works to give underserved students some of the advantages that privileged youth enjoy, things that he and many others who work with Northeastern Illinois University’s Center for College Access and Success, didn’t have when they were growing up. “Many of us who come from underserved communities were never given opportunities to choose what…

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SLECoP reacts to 2019 College Admissions Scandal

At a recent SLECoP watch party of the Netflix documentary Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal we relived the drama of the 2019 scandal that saw wealthy parents working with college admissions coach, Rick Singer, to cheat and buy their children’s way into elite universities. We had a lively chat filled with outrage at “Aunt Becky”…

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